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Azerbaijan Court Detains RFE Journalist

A court in Azerbaijan has ordered a Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty [RFE/RL] journalist held in pre-trial detention for two months. Khadija Ismayilova was called Friday to the court in Baku regarding allegations that she attempted to pressure a man to commit suicide. Supporters outside the court chanted her name as she was taken to a detention center. RFE/RL's editor in chief, Nenad Pejic, called the charges outrageous. He said her detention is part of "a two-year campaign...

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